Packaging

  • Davis-Standard to Promote Range of Technology at Converter’s Expo

    By Converter on July 8, 2020
    Davis-Standard will promote a broad portfolio of technology solutions August 24-25, 2020, at Lambeau Field Atrium in Green Bay, Wisc., in booth 93. Davis-Standard will highlight standard and tailored liquid coating lines for window and paint protection, specialty products, PSA and silicone release liners, as well as their inline and offline unwind and winding options for diverse applications. The complementary […]
  • ABB selected to supply new automated paper testing solution at Progroup’s most environmentally friendly mill

    By Converter on June 18, 2020
    ABB has been selected by Progroup – one of Europe’s leading containerboard and corrugated board manufacturers – to supply and install its latest L&W Autoline automated paper testing solution for a new 750,000 tonne-capacity PM3 paper machine at Progroup’s third ultra-modern mill in Sandersdorf-Brehna, Germany. Commencing production in late Summer 2020, the mill will set industry-leading standards of energy efficiency […]
  • Tetra Pak commits to net zero emissions

    By Converter on June 12, 2020
    Tetra Pak reconfirms its strategic priority in driving the sustainability transformation by setting an ambition for net zero emissions across the value chain by 2050, supporting this with an intermediate 2030 target of net zero carbon emissions across its own operations. The company will also set emissions reduction targets in line with 1.5°C according to the Science Based Targets (SBT) […]
  • New lids for The Collective are a Recipe for Success

    By Converter on June 12, 2020
    Leading pre-cut lids manufacturer Chadwicks of Bury (part of the Clondalkin Group) has produced a differentiated lidding solution for gourmet yoghurt brand, The Collective. Twelve different designs of the UV Flexo printed clear PET lids have been produced, each one featuring a different recipe with the method revealed upon opening. Utilising the same innovative technology as Chadwicks’ unique coding concept, […]
  • DOMO to stop and close BOPA production at Leuna plant

    By Converter on June 12, 2020
    DOMO Chemicals, a leading producer of high-quality engineering materials for a diverse range of markets, has announced plans to stop and close its third line of Biaxally Oriented PA films (BOPA) from DOMO in Leuna (Germany), effective from August 2020. Affected employees have been informed and other operations at the Leuna plant will not be impacted by the move. The […]
  • PACKAGING MACHINERY GIANT, MARCHESINI GROUP, ADOPTS CUSTOMIZED PRODUCTION BUSINESS MODEL WITH STRATASYS 3D PRINTING

    By Converter on June 10, 2020
    Marchesini Group S.p.A. is a world-leading Italian manufacturer of automated packaging machinery and an established supplier to some of the biggest names in the pharmaceutical, cosmetic and food industries. As one of Stratasys’ largest customers in Europe, the company today reveals how it has embraced an entirely customized production business model to meet the needs of the international packaging sector – […]
  • Beyond Labels: Developing sustainable packaging

    By Converter on June 9, 2020
    In less than two decades, Reflex Labels has grown to nearly 20 locations across the UK with the stated goal of providing the highest quality labels in Britain. But tucked into a former warehouse space in its Barwell, Leicestershire facility, Reflex is quietly positioning itself to go well beyond labels. Reflex Label Plus, a division of the Reflex group, has […]
  • The IPIA and BAPC embark on a very great adventure

    By Converter on June 8, 2020
    The Independent Print Industries Association (IPIA) and the British Association for Print & Communication (BAPC) have combined forces as part of their shared mission to raise the tide for print in the long-term. The move will see the two embark on a new journey and bring together the strengths of both organisations to create an enhanced trade association. Sidney Bobb, […]
  • Adopting new ways of working to suit the new normal

    By Converter on June 8, 2020
    Amid the COVID-19 lockdown, Rick Hindley, executive director at Alupro, discusses how the industry body has adapted its operations to continue delivering its valuable work as the voice of the aluminium packaging recycling industry. Over the past decade, UK aluminium packaging recycling rates have continued to steadily increase. In 2019, a record-breaking 56% of aluminium packaging was collected for recycling […]
  • Die Pharmadrucker puts Screen 520HD+ at center of its ambitious plan to move pharmaceutical printing to a digital future

    By Converter on June 4, 2020
    After a thorough selection process and extensive testing, Die Pharmadrucker has made the Screen Truepress 520HD+ the pivot of its ambitious plan to shift pharmaceutical printing towards a digital, more efficient and flexible future. Die Pharmadrucker, a spin-off of the centuries-old German Bernecker printing company, believes it can enhance value creation in the pharmaceutical market for itself and its partners, […]